The National Health Commission announced late Monday that it will reclassify the novel coronavirus, changing it from "novel coronavirus pneumonia" to "novel coronavirus infection".
China will manage COVID-19 with measures against Class B infectious diseases, instead of Class A infectious diseases, in a major shift of its epidemic response policies.
Wuxi authorities have mobilized all resources to find pharmaceutical supplies and promote production.
After three years of battling COVID-19, experts said China is seeing the light at the end of the tunnel as it continues to optimize measures against the epidemic. People with mild symptoms and asymptomatic cases can now elect to quarantine at home instead of at centralized quarantine facilities.
Chinese experts have recently stated that the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has a lower chance of causing severe illness and death compared with the flu, hence China should continue to optimize its epidemic control policies to protect the vulnerable population.
Major adjustments have been made to China's COVID-19 control policies. Below are some of the key changes, to help you keep up to date.
Since Feb 15, Wuxi has been reporting local infections relating to other city's confirmed cases. Our epidemic prevention and control efforts call for the support and cooperation of all who reside in Wuxi.
Wuxi launched first batch of 10 mobile nucleic acid collection cabins for COVID-19 tests in Xinwu district in the past few days to provide better services for people in need.
Answers to commonly-asked questions about the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
Wuxi has introduced 13 nucleic acid testing sites to provide 24 hour service.
Foreign nationals in Jiangsu province can make appointments for COVID-19 inoculation, starting April 2.
The Spring Festival holiday has come to an end, and protecting against COVID-19 remains a top priority as people return to work.